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Planets Visible in the Night Sky in Crestone, Colorado, USA

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Sun, Dec 16 at 4:44 pm - Mon, Dec 17 at 7:12 am

14 hours, 28 minutes

Visible night of Dec 16 – Dec 17, 2018

Mercury: From Mon 5:29 am

Venus: From Mon 3:29 am

Mars: Until Sun 11:32 pm

Jupiter: From Mon 5:53 am

Saturn: Until Sun 5:49 pm

Uranus: Until Mon 2:43 am

Neptune: Until Sun 11:01 pm

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Tonight's Sky in Crestone, Dec 16 – Dec 17, 2018 (7 planets visible)

Mercury rise and set in Crestone

View just before sunrise.

Mercury is close to the Sun and can only be seen shortly before sunrise. Try finding a good, unobstructed view of the horizon.

Mon, Dec 17 ↑5:29 am

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Venus rise and set in Crestone

View before sunrise.

Venus can best be seen in the hours just before sunrise. Visibility deteriorates as the sky gets brighter. Venus is visible by day, but may be hard to find.

Mon, Dec 17 ↑3:29 am

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Mars rise and set in Crestone

View after sunset.

Mars can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades.

Sun, Dec 16 ↓11:32 pm

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Jupiter rise and set in Crestone

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunrise and sunset only.

Jupiter is just 16 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Mon, Dec 17 ↑5:53 am

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Saturn rise and set in Crestone

Fairly close to the Sun. Visible around sunset only.

Saturn is just 15 degrees from the Sun in the sky, so it is difficult to see.

Sun, Dec 16 ↓5:49 pm

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Uranus rise and set in Crestone

View after sunset. Bring binoculars.

Uranus can be seen for more than 9 hours after sunset and during the late evening/early night. You may need binoculars.

Mon, Dec 17 ↓2:43 am

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Neptune rise and set in Crestone

View after sunset. Use binoculars.

Neptune can best be seen in the hours just after sunset. Visibility improves as the sunlight fades. Very faint, use binoculars.

Sun, Dec 16 ↓11:01 pm

Dec 16, 2018
Dec 17, 2018

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Planets Visible in Crestone

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 17, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:29 amMon 3:30 pmMon 10:30 amAverage visibility
VenusMon 3:29 amMon 2:17 pmMon 8:53 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:56 amSun 11:32 pmSun 5:44 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 5:53 amMon 3:38 pmMon 10:45 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:16 amSun 5:49 pmSun 1:02 pmDifficult to see
UranusSun 1:32 pmMon 2:43 amSun 8:07 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 11:43 amSun 11:01 pmSun 5:22 pmVery difficult to see